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Make the holidays easy: 15 places offering Thanksgiving to-go meals in Austin

Colleen's Kitchen and more Austin restaurants are offering meals to-go to make your Thanksgiving easier. (Colleen's Kitchen/Instagram)

There's never been a better time to live among Austin's endless restaurants as the holidays are finally here.

This year, indulge in that casserole or pie you didn't dare think of until November without making a mess of the kitchen. Here are 15 Austin restaurants providing decadent to-go meals for Thanksgiving.



Abby Jane Bakeshop, 16604 Fitzhugh Rd

Looking for sweets? Abby Jane Bakeshop in Dripping Springs has some holiday deals for you. They are offering desserts such as apple cranberry galette, sorghum chocolate pecan pie, sourdough stuffing and buttermilk grits pie. Prices range from $12-$45 and you can order online here. Pickups available Nov. 23 and 24.

Deadline to order: Nov. 20

Aviary Wine & Kitchen, 2110 South Lamar Blvd.

You can never have too much wine on Thanksgiving. This holiday season, Aviary Wine & Kitchen is offering six-packs of its Cave des Vignerons de Mancey Crémant de Bourgogne Brut, Rouge-Bleu 'Méditerranée Dentelle' Blanc Magnum and Redolent Wine Co 'Brother from Another Mother' Pinot Noir + Nebbiolo Blend at $156. You can order online here or in person.

Deadline to order: Nov. 23

Bistro Vonish, 701 East 53rd St.

Maybe you want to put all your energy into cooking the turkey this year, Bistro Vonish will help supply the tasty sides if you're in a pinch. Sides include grilled green beans ($6.25) and roasted baby carrots ($5). Food is available for pick up on Nov. 24 from 3-9 p.m. You can order online here. Pickups available on Nov. 24.

Deadline to order: Nov. 21

Buenos Aires Cafe, multiple locations

This Argentinian restaurant has got you covered this Thanksgiving with their feasts, which come in small (feeds 2-3 people for $90) or large (feeding 4-6 for $150). These meals can include honey-glazed porchetta, roasted brussels sprouts with bacon and balsamic reduction, prosciutto-wrapped asparagus, arugula, black garlic vinaigrette topped with parmesan cheese, cauliflower and turmeric mash, 10" pumpkin pie, and house-made brioche. Food is available for pick up from Nov. 22-27 (excluding Thanksgiving Day).

Deadline to order: Not mentioned

Capital City Bakery, 2211 East Cesar Chavez St.

This bakery has loads of baked goods for you this holiday season, which includes pumpkin pie, maple pecan pie, chocolate cream pie and some gluten-free or vegan goodies. Prices range from $6.50-$90 depending on what you get. Pickup is only available on Nov. 23 and 24. You can order online here.

Deadline to order: Nov. 21

Chez Zee, 5406 Balcones Dr.

This American bistro is offering some holiday deals including salads and bread, quiche, pies and desserts, cakes, sides and sauces. Their sides typically serve 4-5 people, and prices can range from $9-$55, depending on what you get. You must pick up your food by 5 p.m. on Nov. 24. You can order by phone at 512-454-2666, in person or online here.

Deadline to order: 5 p.m. Nov. 22

Colleen’s Kitchen, 1911 Aldrich St.

Colleen's Kitchen has two options: a Thanksgiving farmhouse feast, which serves 6-8 people ($220) and includes an herb-buttered bone-in turkey breast along with all the Thanksgiving sides, or a Thanksgiving trimmings package ($145), which only includes the sides. Sides include scratch turkey gravy, orange cranberry sauce, cornbread stuffing, green bean casserole, roasted garlic mashed potatoes and roasted sweet potato casserole. Pickups are available on Nov. 24, and you can order online here.

Deadline to order: Not mentioned

District Kitchen, multiple locations

District Kitchen + Cocktails is offering a Thanksgiving meal, which consists of either half or whole turkey, cheddar mashed potatoes, pomegranate glazed brussels sprouts, stuffing, gravy and cranberry sauce. Diners can choose either a meal that serves 2-4 ($69.99) or 6-8 ($139.99) and can also add on a pumpkin pie, cider or spiked cider, or siduri pinot noir. Pickups are available on Nov. 23 only. You can order here.

Deadline to order: Nov. 20

Easy Tiger, 6406 N. I-35 Frontage Rd. 

Easy Tiger is pulling out all the stops to make sure you have what you need this Thanksgiving. You can choose between or mix and match their turkey feast ($225), charcuterie boards (ranging from $125-$150), pies ($40) or pull-apart rolls ($14).

Preorder here to pickup at the Easy Tiger North location (other locations not available for pickup) or get delivery from Nov. 23-26.

Deadline to order: Nov. 21

Launderette, 2115 Holly St.

Launderette will make you feel like a chef with Thanksgiving goodies like the delicata squash ($25) or the apple streusel tart ($40) coming with reheat instructions. Customers can pick up their food on Nov. 24 from 12-5 p.m. You can pre-order online here or by phone at 512-382-1599.

Deadline to order: Nov. 22

Old Thousand, multiple locations

This ATX Chinese restaurant will be offering lucky family Thanksgiving meals this holiday season. Both locations will offer classics like General Tso's chicken, Xiao Mian, beef and broccoli, green beans and egg rolls. This meal feeds four people, and vegetarian options are available as well. You can order by calling 737-222-6637. Pickups are available Nov. 24.

Deadline to order: Nov. 23

Swedish Hill, 1120 West 6th St.

This Thanksgiving, Swedish Hill Bakery, Deli & Café has got you covered when it comes to meals. From turkey that's brined and roasted with lemons and herbs ($155) to pumpkin pie ($40), you can enjoy a classic Thanksgiving dinner. Pickups are available on Nov. 23 and 24 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. You can order here.

Deadline to order: 5 p.m. Nov. 19

Tacodeli, multiple locations

Tacodeli is back this holiday season with their signature mole to-go, which is available to be served with tamales or turkey. The traditional Mexican meal will be served in 16 oz containers for $12.99 and can be picked up Nov. 23-24. You can pre-order online here.

Deadline to order: No deadline but limited availability

TLC Austin, 1100 South Lamar Boulevard Suite #1150

TLC is offering holiday family meals this Thanksgiving, which include honey-sage basted turkey, Nueske's Applewood smoked bone-in ham, andouille cornbread stuffing, rosemary-garlic mashed potatoes, country-style green beans, giblet gravy, citrus vanilla cranberry sauce, white chocolate-peppermint bark and Texas pecan pie. Both meal packs cost $299 and feed 8-10 people. You can pre-order online here. Pickups available on Nov. 24.

Deadline to order: Nov. 23

Walton’s Fancy & Staple, 609 West 6th St.

This holiday season, you can grab a Thanksgiving meal from Walton's Fancy & Staple, which includes thyme-rubbed airline turkey, white cheddar and gruyere mac and cheese, balsamic brussels sprouts with crispy prosciutto and handmade pies. These meals can be served as individual or family-style portions. You can order by calling 512-391-9961 or email catering@waltonsfancyandstaple.com.

Deadline to order: Nov. 21

Happy feasting!

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